Songir Fort In Maharashtra:

Type: Hill Fort

Height: 2500ft

Grade: Medium

Range: Lonavala

District: Pune

Food: Not Available

Water: Not Available

Accommodation: Not Available

Base Village: Naavli

Songir fort

 

About: The Songir Fort consists of an old well and a reservoir alongside the ruins of an old water system. Dhule is recognized for its Songir Fort, constructed in the year 1820 and contains inscription of Ugrasen, son of Raja Mansingh presenting the bravery of Ugrasen at its entrance gate.

 

This fort is located on a small hill. The entrance of the fort is in complete ruins with only the main frame left. This gate had an inscription dated ‘Shake’ 1497 (1575A.D.) stating that ‘Ugrasen, son of Mansingh was very brave’. This inscription is now with the local government authority. One can see remnants of pillars alongside the entrance. There are steps opposite the entrance leading upwards and a water tank just beneath.

 

Places to visit: Nizampur village, Bhamer Fort, Indave Temple, Shirud Temple.

 

How to Reach:

 

By Air: Nearest Airport is Chikkalthana Airport, Aurangabad.

 

By Train : Nearest Railway Station is Aurangabad.  

 

By Road: 324 km from Mumbai.